Susan Gubernat’s first book of poems, Flesh (Helicon Nine Editions), won the Marianne Moore Prize; the chapbook Analog House, was published by Finishing Line Press. Her second full-length book has just won the Prairie Schooner book prize and will be published by the University of Nebraska Press in September 2017. Her poems have appeared in Cimarron Review, Crab Orchard Review, Gargoyle, Michigan Quarterly, The Pinch, Prairie Schooner, and Pleiades, among others. An opera librettist, she is a Professor at Cal State East Bay, where she advises the Arroyo Literary Review. She received her MFA in poetry from the Writers’ Workshop at the University of Iowa and has received numerous awards and fellowships, including artist’s grants from the states of New Jersey and New York, and residences at Yaddo, MacDowell, the Millay Colony, and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts.